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By Louis XIV

By Mike Silverman
Associated Press

FORT GREENE — It is a courtly spectacle from a bygone age, combining music, dance and lavish costumes to retell a myth of human lovers undone by a vengeful goddess.

It also is a surprisingly modern psychological drama that moves with growing power toward a tragic ending of madness, murder and suicide.

It is Atys, an opera composed by Jean-Baptiste Lully in 1676 and now back at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in the same production Art Headlines

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